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vanderlay
vanderlay
19 July 2007

Bath tub set into the floor

Bath tub set into the floor
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ahhh...take you guys to the gutter and you'll play there all day... :D

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vanderlay
Jul 19, 2007 2:29 pm
vanderlay
Michelle
Michelle
19 July 2007

Obscure Shower Glass

Obscure Shower Glass

Neil……you’re a shocker! :wink: While you’re at it, can you dream me a size 10 body!!! :: THANKS……

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Michelle
Jul 19, 2007 2:58 pm
Michelle
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Michelle
Jul 23, 2007 9:00 pm
Michelle
alokin
alokin
25 July 2007

Is a bath needed?

Is a bath needed?

we've renovated a bathroodm exactly the same size. We've decided for a bathtube - these short ones. 1. you can take a bath 2. much better if you have kids we have got…

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alokin
Jul 25, 2007 9:18 pm
Beetle
Beetle
26 July 2007

Open plan bedrooms - are they a fashion fad?

Open plan bedrooms - are they a fashion fad?

I guess it depends on what I am going for, a $7 -10 000 bath, a $5 000 sink etc and I'll want open plan to show it off. Standard builders…

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Beetle
Jul 27, 2007 12:32 am
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
27 July 2007

How much is a tiler?

How much is a tiler?

thanks Steve, I hadn't seen that version; only one from a few years ago. that's really helpful! reminds me that I am in the wrong job!

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MaylandsManor
Jul 27, 2007 11:29 pm
MaylandsManor
ausdesign
ausdesign
31 July 2007

Broom cupboard width

Broom cupboard width

i assume that would be mm not cm & the depth is 400 ? If that's the case - 500 would be average, 400 would possibly suffice assuming there will be around 50 odd mm extra…

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ausdesign
Jul 31, 2007 8:48 am
ausdesign
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
31 July 2007

Tiling my bathroom floor - wood

Tiling my bathroom floor - wood

Your waterproof membrane must go over the wall/ cement floor sheeting ( as per Aust. Standards) not between it and the timber sub-floor.

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Dukekamaya
Jul 31, 2007 8:42 pm
Dukekamaya
brittany
brittany
16 August 2007

re-enamel the bathroom?

re-enamel the bathroom?

I got two three quarter baths re-enamelled at my last place for $1100 - I didn't want to have to pull them out and re tile et cetera. One got a big chip about three…

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brittany
Aug 16, 2007 7:01 pm
brittany
Cabinfever
Cabinfever
21 August 2007

Heated towel rails v Under tile heating

Heated towel rails v Under tile heating

The other bathroom optons would be 'Tastics". We have them in both bathrooms. They work like a cheap radiator - good when you close to them (ie directly underneath), but…

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Cabinfever
Aug 21, 2007 3:21 am
Cabinfever
mek
mek
21 August 2007

Contemporary bathrooms

Contemporary bathrooms

Thanks guys. I think you might like this one: http://www.archiexpo.com/ It's got eeeeeeverything. All the good (expensive) stuff.

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mek
Aug 22, 2007 12:12 am
mek
3timesbuilda
3timesbuilda
23 August 2007

Round or Square Vanity Basins

Round or Square Vanity Basins
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How about flat? seen a few in more expensive bathroom places that are essentially flat. Not much use for still water but usually we are only using running water.

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3timesbuilda
Aug 23, 2007 9:59 am
3timesbuilda
acm2269
acm2269
23 August 2007

Black theme for bathroom-any comments?

Black theme for bathroom-any comments?

Just want to share this site of lovely and elegant bathrooms. http://www.completehome.com.au/bathroom ... pid=0&rp=1 The site also offers much advise..... :)

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acm2269
Aug 23, 2007 6:47 pm
acm2269
vpande
vpande
28 August 2007

Access to greywater pipes

Access to greywater pipes

Hi Oznow, Basically there will be a 'diverter" under the trough.. you can see these in bunnings catalogue. separate pipes will run thru the wall or slab and exit the…

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vpande
Aug 28, 2007 10:18 am
MaylandsManor
MaylandsManor
18 September 2007

Tub in Basement?

Tub in Basement?

hi yakchat, we are on the same page, I also leave the heater on during winter to try and dry it out. the basement flat is in an old house but it was newly done. it is…

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MaylandsManor
Sep 18, 2007 8:21 pm
MaylandsManor
Michelle
Michelle
19 September 2007

colour on the walls?

colour on the walls?

Ahhh a Rotti….my daughter has one, he has such a lovely nature! :D

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Michelle
Sep 19, 2007 9:12 pm
Michelle
_Al_
_Al_
4 October 2007

Bathroom with water damage

Bathroom with water damage

Once you have tiles off you can probably see any damage yourself. And depending on how far you are going to renovate will determine if you strip the walls of plaster…

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_Al_
Oct 04, 2007 12:25 pm
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
5 October 2007

Bath wood surround

Bath wood surround

Hey Snoop75, it's hard to say by the photo, but it looks like a laminate? Make some enquiries with Aquaform and see if they can help you?

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PhoenixStar
Oct 05, 2007 2:24 pm
PhoenixStar
penjay
penjay
11 October 2007

Grout Sealer.

Grout Sealer.

From Hynes Tiles on Old Geelong Rd, Hoppers Crossing. The aerosol is the easiest. I think they have it at Bunnings too.

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penjay
Oct 11, 2007 7:45 pm
penjay
rellie
rellie
12 October 2007

Tiled Shower Recess for holding shampoo etc, etc

Tiled Shower Recess for holding shampoo etc, etc
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Hmmmm better be careful or PD might start taking legal action over the 'copying' of their Recesses :lol:

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rellie
Oct 12, 2007 6:21 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
23 October 2007

Glass Splashback for Shower Wall?

Glass Splashback for Shower Wall?

Mick - would not go the perspex option - due to it being softer material- however - if your perspex - whatever it is scratched - use brasso to make it clean and shiny…

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Yak_Chat
Oct 23, 2007 11:32 pm
Yak_Chat
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
24 October 2007

Bathroom Reno... what can be done yourself

Bathroom Reno... what can be done yourself

Hi cfham, we have renovated a few houses and renovated our ensuite by ourselves in our last house. The builder quoted over $14K for 3m x 3.5m space!!!! and we did it for…

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PhoenixStar
Oct 24, 2007 12:38 pm
PhoenixStar
Lotte
Lotte
24 October 2007

Finishing the top of tiles

Finishing the top of tiles

Go to your local tool shop and buy what's often called a Leaf and Square Ornamental tool (Google it). It has a pointy end and a square end, and this cleans up those…

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Lotte
Oct 24, 2007 12:48 pm
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
5 November 2007

Recirculation Pump

Recirculation Pump

Well they say up to 10% water saving on the web site. The basic unit is $487 and the mixer model is $838. So if you work out 10% of your annual water bill that would…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 05, 2007 1:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Michelle
Michelle
11 November 2007

Cleaning grout (showers etc)

Cleaning grout (showers etc)

I agree……having glass shower walls would be the way to go. That’s why I like them in the kitchen…….cleaning is so easy! Anything to eliminate the grout issues. :D

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Michelle
Nov 11, 2007 8:43 pm
Michelle
commodorenut
commodorenut
20 November 2007

Wall tiles- how high did you go?

Wall tiles- how high did you go?
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When we renovated the bathroom in our old place, we used 100x100 light blue floor tiles, and 200x200 white wall tiles, with a blue border, and blue diamond shaped feature…

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commodorenut
Nov 20, 2007 6:34 am
commodorenut
lrhodes1
lrhodes1
22 November 2007

Amazing vanity unit - where can I find it

Amazing vanity unit - where can I find it
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Just be careful buying taps on ebay. I bought a mixer tap from ebay australia, from a guy importing things from china and selling them from a warehouse at Bankstown, …

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lrhodes1
Nov 22, 2007 1:06 pm
lrhodes1
Sydney Bathroom Hire
Sydney Bathroom Hire
22 November 2007

Luxury Portable Bathrooms

Luxury Portable Bathrooms

Are you renovating your bathroom, or affraid to because you don't have any toilet or shower facilities. Then we at Sydney Bathroom Hire can help. We hire the best…

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Sydney Bathroom Hire
Nov 22, 2007 9:08 pm
DeeElle
DeeElle
25 November 2007

Bathroom benchtop colours

Bathroom benchtop colours

mocha 400 x 400 floor tiles, white wall tiles, white laminate cupboards and probably mink ceasarstone benchtops.

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DeeElle
Nov 25, 2007 2:47 pm
DeeElle
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
27 November 2007

shower for toilet? a major renovation?

shower for toilet? a major renovation?

Do you have access under the house or is it a slab. If its a slab I would think it nearly easier to gut the whole thing and start again as you will need access to the hot…

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Dukekamaya
Nov 27, 2007 8:01 am
Dukekamaya
muzzman
muzzman
28 November 2007

Showers

Showers

...and other intersting bathroom additions http://www.trendir.com/archives/000949.html

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muzzman
Nov 28, 2007 9:35 am
muzzman
Damon
Damon
9 December 2007

Quantum Quartz(QQ) bench top and Shadow vanity unit

Quantum Quartz(QQ) bench top and Shadow vanity unit

my builder (PD) tells me that if i use QQ bench top i have to give up shadow vanity as they said QQ bench top is too heavy for shadow vanity, is that true? i have checked…

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Damon
Dec 09, 2007 11:26 am
sirgoat
sirgoat
11 December 2007

Tub for Shower Bath

Tub for Shower Bath

we have put one into the new house because my other half does lke the occasional bath but there was simply no choice of both. We opted for a 850x1800 square edge kinda…

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sirgoat
Dec 11, 2007 8:10 am
Michelle
Michelle
14 December 2007

BATHROOM HARDWARE

BATHROOM HARDWARE

Nice to have you here mimosa!!! Welcome to the forum. :D Your products are gorgeous…….. :P

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Michelle
Dec 14, 2007 5:21 pm
Michelle

Yep I've decided, I will be going for the Caroma Tradition Clawfoot if we have to stick with the same manufacturer as "builders standard range" otherwise I will certainlu…

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Pebble
Dec 24, 2007 9:35 am
Pebble
Michelle
Michelle
27 December 2007

Would it be weird matching my soap to my bathroom?

Would it be weird matching my soap to my bathroom?

Are you going to be using these soaps, or are they just for show?? :? I would be more concerned about your towels and other accessories, other than the soap.

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Michelle
Dec 27, 2007 2:38 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
30 December 2007

Floor tile and wall tile sizes?

Floor tile and wall tile sizes?

By the way everyone….haven’t you noticed anything about the first picture?????? …

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Michelle
Dec 30, 2007 7:10 am
Michelle
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royalblue
Dec 30, 2007 8:39 pm
Cookiemonster
Cookiemonster
16 January 2008

shower heads

shower heads

Yep. Ditto.

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Cookiemonster
Jan 16, 2008 7:24 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
31 January 2008

Funny....

Funny....

Fiona That is a very funny story. You've gotta love 'em. :D :lol:

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DeeElle
Jan 31, 2008 11:32 pm
DeeElle
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
4 February 2008

Mixer taps - plumbing price increase

Mixer taps - plumbing price increase

Good on you Rikster, glad it all worked out in the end..... Stay on top of them though??? :wink: :wink: :wink:

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PhoenixStar
Feb 04, 2008 8:55 pm
PhoenixStar
commodorenut
commodorenut
6 February 2008

How hard is it to move a tap?

How hard is it to move a tap?

I can't beleive the response you've got from the builder! Would you not consider the proposed layout similar to that of a mixer in the shower? The mixer is mounted on…

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commodorenut
Feb 06, 2008 12:34 pm
commodorenut
DeeElle
DeeElle
6 February 2008

Mosaic tiles on the wall in the bathroom

Mosaic tiles on the wall in the bathroom

Another idea might be to use them in your shower niche and across the top of your vanity or three or four rows along the top of your bath. Just a small touch but it makes…

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DeeElle
Feb 06, 2008 11:02 pm
DeeElle
TheGardenWhisperer
TheGardenWhisperer
13 February 2008

pimp my lowered toilet

pimp my lowered toilet

Fumanchu - Dare I ask - post a photo :shock: and Ash said So you're no longer into 'swinging freely' DeeElle?! Didn't know you…

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TheGardenWhisperer
Feb 13, 2008 9:19 pm
TheGardenWhisperer
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
17 February 2008

T connector for shower heads and switch?

T connector for shower heads and switch?

Pop into a plumbing supplier like Reece and ask them what they have.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 17, 2008 1:00 pm
Yak_Chat
DeeElle
DeeElle
18 February 2008

SHOWER DRAINS

SHOWER DRAINS
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Yeah thanks piranah!!!! That's all i need to see!!! And the final note on this story is that we were NOT ALLOWED to change the drains in our…

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DeeElle
Feb 18, 2008 12:36 am
DeeElle
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
20 February 2008

Leaky Shower!

Leaky Shower!
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It'll all happen in time. :D Patience is a virtue.

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Yak_Chat
Feb 20, 2008 4:19 pm
Yak_Chat
Kyle
Kyle
25 February 2008

Information about sinks anyone?

Information about sinks anyone?

Thanks Casa2, I was looking for something more specific like pros and cons about vessel sinks, for example, or is there anything worth going into a stainless steel…

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Kyle
Feb 25, 2008 8:35 am
DeeElle
DeeElle
28 February 2008

Update bathroom?

Update bathroom?
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Bunnings is more flexible and cheaper. And Bunnings is our local hardware store. :D

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DeeElle
Feb 28, 2008 11:42 pm
DeeElle


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